2nd New Hampshire Regiment

Lee’s Division | Poor’s Brigade | 2nd New Hampshire Regiment


Organized May 1775 at Exeter from Strafford and Rockingham counties.

Entered Valley Forge with 323 men assigned and 172 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge with 354 men assigned and 195 fit for duty.

Previous engagements: Siege of Boston, Defense of Canada, Lake Champlain, Trenton-Princeton, Saratoga, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel Nathan Hale
  • Lt. Colonel Jeremiah Gilman
  • Major Benjamin Titcomb

Company Commanders

  • Captain Ebenezer Light
  • Captain Samuel Blodget
  • Captain James Carr
  • Captain Elita Clayes
  • Captain John Drew
  • Captain James Norris
  • Captain Celeb Robinson
  • Captain William Rowell

Regimental Staff

  • Quartermaster Richard Brown
  • Paymaster Jeremiah Fogg
  • Surgeon William Parker
  • Surgeon’s Mate Robert Henry
  • Quartermaster Sergeant Theophilus Colby
  • Sergeant Major Daniel Gookin
  • Drum Major Philip Flower